Nutrition-specific

News

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Program reaches 5,500 farmers with diverse nutrition-sensitive and -specific interventions in agriculture, health and water.

SPRING’s Pathways to Better Nutrition (PBN) team member Madhukar B. Shrestha (top, second from right) recently attended the Public Finance for Nutrition in Asia (PF4N) workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the larger Nepali delegation.

SPRING’s PBN Case Study supported the Nepali Delegation at the Public Finance for Nutrition in Asia (PF4N) workshop.

Madhukar B. Shrestha presents the results of the PBN study in Nepal

The PBN case study provides insights into funding processes for nutrition and engages key stakeholders to use data for decision-making in Nepal.

Young girls at market

In post-Ebola Guinea, SPRING conducted a nutrition assessment to provide insights into nutrition status and inform a new workplan.

Reports

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SPRING/Mali officially launched in December 2014 with the support of our lead implementing partner, Helen Keller International (HKI). USAID/Mali tasked us with improving the nutritional...

Galleries

SPRING’s Pathways to Better Nutrition (PBN) Nepal case study team and HKI Nepal staff who helped support the study gathered at the final national dissemination event, held in Kathmandu on April 20th 2016

SPRING held three district- and one national-level dissemination events in Nepal to present final results from the Pathways to Better Nutrition (PBN) Case Study, which focused on Nepal’s...

The SPRING/Senegal team poses in front of Radio Niombata in Toubakouta.

Photos from the SPRING/Senegal team's visit with community radio partners in the Kaolack, Kaffrine, and Fatick regions.

Young girls at market

In response to the Guinea Ebola outbreak, SPRING conducted a nutrition assessment to provide insights into nutrition status.

Activities

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SPRING/Mali trained 375 health staff in 20 villages in Mopti in ENA/EHA and formed 200 ENA/EHA support groups in the communities they serve

Anemia working group members

SPRING works at the national level on a range of nutrition issues, including anemia, deworming, and advocating for the inclusion of nutrition in pre-service training of healthcare providers...

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SPRING provides technical assistance to partners rolling out the Nigeria Community and Facility Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Package for its use in uniform training and information...

Briefs

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Globally, there is a substantial evidence base for effective and cost-effective nutrition-specific interventions. These interventions include complementary feeding, general supportive...

Location: Guatemala

Events

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Resource Review Summaries

The Compendium of Actions for Nutrition (CAN) was developed in consultation with United Nations partner agencies and is a key contribution towards achieving the objectives of the UN Network...

The amount was pledged at the 2013 London Summit is insufficient to achieve four of the six WHA targets, according to the authors of this article. Funding that has been pledged has often...

Keywords: Nutrition-specific

Reducing stunting in South Asia requires the coordination of nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific interventions, especially measures that lead to improved nutritional status for...

The 2013 Lancet nutrition series argues that in order to achieve global targets for reducing undernutrition, there needs to be a multi-sectoral approach to include scaled-up, proven...

This report details the progress and results of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement. Since its inception in 2010, 30 SUN country national budgets have been analyzed for nutrition-...

The ENGINE Project has launched a YouTube channel, with videos detailing its programs and explaining some of the outcomes of their nutrition-specific interventions, homestead gardening...

This overview from the Maternal and Young Child Nutrition Security Initiative in Asia outlines linkages between nutrition and a variety of development sectors. The brief re-examines the...

Building on the Nutrition-Specific and Nutrition-Sensitive Interventions to Accelerate Progress (see above), this brief delves deeper into agriculture-nutrition linkages, including a look...